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When: 02 July 1951

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Edmonton, Alberta. Wells Photographic Studios image, Provincial Archives of Alberta, WS5/2.


Owner: Provincial Archives of Alberta
Source: Flickr Commons
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    • 07/Feb/2017 18:14:45

    At least two of the aircraft in the photo above are still in operation with Buffalo Airways. The Dakota (C-47/DC-3) closest to the camera, RCAF KG-713 (12946), is currently owned and operated by Buffalo Airways as C-GJKM (c/n 13580). Here is a recent photo by Flickr user James Paveley :[email protected]/27665051920/ The Dakota behind it, RCAF KG-330 (12913), is currently owned and operated as C-GWZS (c/n 12327) by Buffalo Airways. Here is a recent photo by Flickr member Andy (ewgu):

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    • 10/Feb/2017 20:46:15

    That's really something! These things were clearly made to last.